pappo

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

pappo m (plural pappi)

  1. (botany) pappus

Verb[edit]

pappo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of pappare

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unclear. Possibly from Indo-European *pa ("eat, feed") from which are derived pāscō, pastor, pābulum, pābulor. Compare with English pap, Portuguese papar, Bulgarian папам, Serbo-Croatian папати/papati, German Pappe, Czech papat.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

present active pappō, present infinitive pappāre, perfect active pappāvī (no passive)

  1. I eat, eat pap.
    liberto opus est quod pappet, Plaut. Ep. 5, 2, 62

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References[edit]

  • pappo in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Pokorny *pa